Karl Keith Gabrielle- Age 59 passed away May 9, 2014.
Karl was a talented craftsman who loved to work with his hands. He and his brother were in the home building business in Sumner County for more than 30 years. He also spent part of his life volunteering his God given gifts in church and Habitat for Humanity. He was a very giving & loving man who was a perfectionist with everything he did in his life. He would always spend adequate time picking out unique gifts for others. He loved the outdoors, fishing, traveling, riding his motorcycle and mountain bike, playing the guitar and piano, cooking, gardening, watching the cooking shows on the Food Network, the Lord, and most of all being with his family. He loved sweet tea, coffee, homegrown tomatoes from his garden, his mother's homemade rolls and his special oatmeal cookies. He was a devoted father to his son making sure he was always taken care of & had what he needed. He touched the lives of many and will be deeply missed.
Preceded in death by his father, Sanford Richey Gabrielle, Jr. Survived by his son, Sanford Chase Gabrielle; mother, Evelyn McDowell; brother, Richey Gabrielle (Carolyn); sister, Jayne Brien (Harold); several nieces, nephews & extended family members.
A Life Celebration will be held 1pm Tuesday at Hendersonville Funeral Home with burial to follow in Hendersonville Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 4pm - 8pm Monday & 12pm-1pm Tuesday at HENDERSONVILLE FUNERAL HOME 353 JOHNNY CASH PKWY HENDERSONVILLE, TN, 37075 615-824-3855 springfieldfh.wpengine.com